April 22, 2020

Webinar on Coping Strategies for COVID-19

  • T M Vijay Bhaskar, IAS Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka

    T M Vijay Bhaskar, IAS
    Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka

  • Amb P S Raghavan Chairman, National Security Advisory Board

    Amb P S Raghavan
    Chairman, National Security Advisory Board

  • Dr Devi Shetty Cardiac Surgeon and Chairman of Narayana Health

    Dr Devi Shetty
    Cardiac Surgeon and Chairman of Narayana Health

  • Dr Naresh Shetty Presdient, M.S. Ramaiah Memorial Hospital

    Dr Naresh Shetty
    Presdient, M.S. Ramaiah Memorial Hospital

Developing a strategic vision to combat the contagion and work on a calibrated post lockdown plan(scenario planning).

Context

Beyond the curve:

The Synergia Foundation has been closely monitoring the course of COVID-19 since its beginning and have been covering its destructive passage globally through our Insights. We now have a better understanding of the epidemiology of the disease and have developed some mitigating strategies with the help of experts who have worked on the ground in public health, disaster and crisis management and NBC (Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Warfare). In this endeavour, we have held discussions with a wide range of virologists, infectious disease, public health both in India and abroad to come to cogent and practical solutions in mitigating the spread to enable resumption of economic activities.

Panelists are:

  • TM Vijay Bhaskar, IAS- Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka

  • Amb P S Raghavan *- Chairman, National Security Advisory Board

  • Tobby Simon- Founder and President, Synergia Foundation

  • Dr Devi Shetty- Cardiac surgeon and Chairman of Narayana Health

  • Maj Gen Moni Chandi (Retd)- Chief Strategic Officer, Synergia Foundation 

  • Dr. Naresh Shetty - President, M. S. Ramaiah Memorial Hospital

  • Maj Gen Ajay Sah (Retd)- Chief Information Officer, Synergia Foundation

  • Dr. Arvind Kasturi – Head Community Health Care St Johns National Academy

  • Sambratha Shetty-  Chief Operation Officer, Synergia Foundation 

  • Moderator: TM Veeraraghav- Former Editor, The Hindu, South India

Experts

T M Vijay Bhaskar, IAS
T M Vijay Bhaskar, IAS
Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka

Amb P S Raghavan
Amb P S Raghavan
Chairman, National Security Advisory Board

Dr Devi Shetty
Dr Devi Shetty
Cardiac Surgeon and Chairman of Narayana Health

Dr Naresh Shetty
Dr Naresh Shetty
Presdient, M.S. Ramaiah Memorial Hospital